From the Oklahoman:

Oklahoma City's Plans for a Conference Hotel Could Require City Subsidies

Two veterans in the business of financing hotels cautioned that any city looking to add a large conference hotel should prepare to back it with either subsidies or incentives. The "How You Build It” conference, hosted Monday at the Cox Convention Center by the International Economic Development Conference, also included warnings that getting such deals done in the current economy is tougher than ever. Read the full story.